As the festive season begins to get into gear, a Christmas lights switch on headlines what's on this week in the Cotswolds.

From gypsy jazz to networking events, there's lots to get stuck into if you have some free time to spare.

Broadway Christmas Lights Switch On

Promising a festive evening at The Green in Broadway, on Saturday (November 18) at 5.30pm, the community will gather for the Christmas tree lights to be turned on by a mystery celebrity, accompanied by a Village Voices performance.

Pop along to see which celebrity will have the honour of beginning Broadway's Christmas festivities.

UNO Networking

The North Cotswolds will hold its first UNO networking event at the Seagrave Arms in Chipping Campden tomorrow (November 15).

Starting at 10am, the event aims to encourage face-to-face networking, and takes place on the first and third Wednesday every month for brunch.

Dubbed a 'single seat' networking group, everyone has the chance to introduce themselves and their respective business.

Swing from Paris

Swing from Paris, described as "Cotswold's finest gypsy jazz", offer an delightful evening on Friday (November 17) at 8pm.

The UK quartet present a night of jazz and vintage swing, reimagining compositions from famous swing era bands of the 1930s and '40s.

Townsend Hall in Shipston-on-Stour will host the evening, with tickets available for £12.50, plus a booking fee.

Monkey Music

Finally, for those with little ones, Monkey Music is just the ticket.

Babies from 3 months are welcomed to the Rock ‘n’ Roll class at the War Memorial Hall in Chipping Norton.

The weekly event is set for an 11am start on Friday (November 17).

Instruments, catchy tunes, and props designed to engage and stimulate your baby's senses make this experience joyous for both parent and child.

The class is free for first-timers, with any sessions beyond costing £7 for siblings and discounts, or £8.75.